Patrick Hankinson

Former CEO and Co-Founder, Compilr

Role: Associate

Site: CDL-Atlantic

Stream: Prime

Patrick Hankinson is one of three founders of, enabling smartphone users to transfer their data to their computers. He grew it into a very profitable multimillion dollar business and eventually sold off the assets. He then founded Compilr, an online development environment to teach individuals how to write code and grew the platform to over 500,000 users, successfully selling the business to and subsequently to LinkedIn. An active angel investor in 15 companies, he is extremely active in the startup community and currently serve on the Volta Labs Startup Bureau and previously on the board of Brilliant Labs Nova Scotia.